Simple controls

Video game concept

The control scheme is abnormally simple, such as using only one button. Used either because the gameplay itself is very simple or as a source of artificial difficulty.


The first video game about Simple controls was released in 1999.

Bossa Studios, Stolen Couch Games and Semi Secret Software has published most of these games

In case of artificial difficulty, this can't be considered to imply simple gameplay as the oversimplification of controls makes it actually more complex (on mental level).
See also: simple gameplay


Windows 5
Linux 4
Mac OS X 2
iOS 2
Ouya 1
Android 1
Mobile 1
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